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Accident: 565614 - Employee Dies In Fall From Mast On First Day

Accident: 565614 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 10/23/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10660202203/20/19901389Jump Oil Field Service
On October 23, 1989, the Jump Oil Field Service Company was preparing to set casing in a hole that had just been drilled. Employee #1 had ascended the mast and was preparing to connect his lanyard to the structure when, for unknown reasons, he lost his footing and fell approximately 40 ft to the drawworks and rig floor. He died. Employee #1 was hired on the day of the accident and had been on the site approximately 4 hours.
Keywords: work rules, oil rig mast, fall, oil well servicing, lost balance, tie-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106602022 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Helpers, extractive occupations

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